Blue Labour, strategist and writer
Ed is a political commentator, strategist and writer. He has worked for two Labour MPs, the campaigning solicitor Imran Khan and was himself a Labour Councillor. Most recently Ed was based at the think-tank ResPublica where he headed up their Virtue policy programme. Ed has particular interests in participatory democracy, prison reform, restorative justice and tackling homelessness. Ed is a support line volunteer for the National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC), a leading thinker in Blue Labour, and a founding member of the Catholic Voices media project.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.